Math Awareness Month - April 2002

Mathematics and the Genome

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Protein bound to DNA

An x-ray crystallography of a protein bound to DNA at a promoter region,
inducing expression of a gene.
Courtesy of Akinori Sarai, Ryken Tsukuba Institute.

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Mathematics Awareness Month is sponsored each year by the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics to recognize the importance of mathematics through written materials and an accompanying poster that highlight mathematical developments and applications in a particular area.